Ascent of Locust Knob on 2015-04-18

Climber: Jonathan Allbach

Others in Party:Zora
Date:Saturday, April 18, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Locust Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:5480 ft / 1670 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked at the Glassmine Falls overlook and took the Mountains to Sea trail to the summit. Easy, quick hike with no views from the summit. Short bushwhack necessary to reach the high ground. Best views are from Glassmine Falls Overlook observation point, where the hike starts/ends.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:391 ft / 119 m
    Extra Gain:53 ft / 16 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Route:Mountains to Sea trail
    Trailhead:Glassmine Falls Overlook  5195 ft / 1583 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Time:25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:20 Minutes

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